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Porto, Portugal

Porto or Oporto, city, northwestern Portugal, capital of Porto District, mostly on the steep northern bank of the Douro (Duero) River, near the Atlantic Ocean. With Lisbon, it is one of Portugal’s chief economic centers and the focus of a … Continue reading

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Lisbon, Portugal

I INTRODUCTION Lisbon (Portuguese Lisboa; ancient Olisipo), capital and largest city of Portugal, and also capital of Lisbon District, in western Portugal, on the Tajo (Tejo) River where the river expands before it enters the Atlantic Ocean. Lisbon is the center of the … Continue reading

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Portugal Tourist Information

I INTRODUCTION Portugal, republic in southwestern Europe, situated in the western portion of the Iberian Peninsula, bounded on the north and east by Spain and on the south and west by the Atlantic Ocean. The Azores (Açores) and the Madeira Islands in the … Continue reading

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